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"Grandpa says there's a frozen mosquito trapped inside every snowflake."
'So there we were, driving to day care, when our van was attacked by a giant squid.'
'All this is nuthin! There was one yeaw up noth...when it snowed fah two yeaws! I had t'dig down ten feet t'haul in my lobstah traps.'
"I paid a hundred for this dog. Part collie and part bull."
"OK kids, I'll tell the story one more time..."
'People often say they've 'dined out' on a particular story - we'd like a meal on that basis.'
'Oh, I would say it was at least twice that size, and it had fangs and horns too...'
Liar's Club fish
Baron de Munchausen
'I don't believe for one minute that an octopus crawled up last night and ate all the coconuts!'
'He doesn't exaggerate, he just remembers big.'
'I can tell this fish story just fine by myself, man's best friend.'
'That's about it - I've already told you twice as much as she told me...'
National Bass Anglers Headquarters - 'Thank you for not lying.'
Men reading Tall Stories, and Short Stories in a Library
Total Bull Frog
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"Shhhh. Let me do the talking."
"I'm serious, I did swallow a guy. He was about 5'-8" and his name was Jonah..."
"Don't believe a word he says, he told me that his sister is 150 and has just gone out dancing. WITH HER FATHER!"
"I swear, I cruised through the town's main street: that was during the big flood of 1967..."
Tags:crocodile, crocodiles, croc, crocs, alligator, alligators, flood, floods, flooding, extreme weather, weather condition, weather conditions, bad weather, cruise, reminisce, reminiscing, reminisced, reminisces, gator, gators, granddad, granddads, grandfather, grandfathers, grandkid, grandkids, tall story, tall stories
"Jimmy's been telling everyone he broke his arm in a skateboarding accident. . .but I say him trip on the stairs coming out of church Sunday!"